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[7/26/2013] Nippon Ham Fighters, Seibu Lions, Softbank Hawks

by on Jul.26, 2013 @ 6:37 pm, under NPB

Nippon Ham Fighters

The Fighters ended up giving Shohei Otani the night off on Thursday -- he was left out of the starting line-up to focus on his workouts as a pitcher (he threw about sixty pitches in the bullpen in preparation for his next start) and was initially available to play off the bench, but was allowed to the leave the stadium early to get some rest.

Source: Sponichi 7/25/2013

According to Sports Hochi, Otani was scheduled to throw 100 pitches in the bullpen Thursday, but was stopped at sixty-four because they were worried about his fatigue levels.

Source: Sports 7/25/2013

Seibu Lions

Hideaki Wakui tossed a bullpen session on Wednesday in preparation for a possible start against Orix at Seibu Dome on the 27th.

Source: Sanspo 7/25/2013

Softbank Hawks

Paul Oseguera has been assigned the number forty-one.

Source: Nikkan Sports 7/25/2013